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Barbaresque for Wind Orchestra

Barbaresque for Wind Orchestra

  • Composer: Kataoka, Hiroaki
  • Grade: 4
  • Duration: 7:30
  • Genre: Concert Band
  • Publisher: Brain Music
  • Item No: ZOMS-A121S


$100.00
Printed set (Score & Parts)
Piccolo
Flute
Oboe (optional)
Bassoon (optional)
Eb Clarinet (optional)
Bb Clarinet 1
Bb Clarinet 2
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone(doubling Bb Soprano Saxophone)
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone

Bb Trumpet 1
Bb Trumpet 2
F Horn 1
F Horn 2
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Euphonium
Tuba
Contrabass (optional)
Chorus (optional)

[Percussion 1] Timpani
[Percussion 2] Snare Drum, 4 Toms, Suspended Cymbal, Hi-hat Cymbal, Mokushou, Glockenspiel, Vibraphone, Marimba
[Percussion 3] Timpani, Bass Drum, Spring Drum, Tam-tam, Suspended Cymbal, Sizzle Cymbal, Splash Cymbal, Triangle, Sleigh Bell, Wood Block (High Pich), Mokushou, Bongo, Cabasa, Xylophone, Marimba
[Percussion 4] Bass Drum, Low Tom(or Bass Drum), Suspended Cymbal, Triangle, Sleigh Bell, Wind Chime, Wood Block (Low Pich), Mokushou, Maracas, Anvil, Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Chimes

Barbaresque was commissioned by Sendai Jyonan High School and premiered at the 2019 Japan Band Competition. The band had only eleven players including two woodwinds, so it was scored mainly for brass.

To prepare for published release, the composer expanded the orchestration to 20 players, making good use of woodwind colors while maintaining the mood of the original score.

While the introductory unisons emphasize dynamism and strength, a contemporary-themed, modern and exotic flavor is part and parcel of the piece.

In the middle section, detached solo lines appear, followed by a short, elegant waltz. Major themes return to build to an emphatic conclusion.

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